If you missed the November UNPLUGGED sessions,we have another event in late November and early December. setup.exe events are technical events for partners, resellers and IT pros. These are Level 200 events.

Server setup.exe

This session will cover the basics of installation and migration onto Essential Business Server 2008. It is targeted at IT professionals who are deploying EBS 08 and who need to understand the migration process for a successful Small Business Server 2003 migration. Topics covered include:

  • EBS 08 Feature Overview
  • EBS 08 Migration from SBS 2003
  • Managing EBS 08 with System center Essentials

This session will be run by Miguel Rojas, one of our partner technical specialists, and will visit:

  • Christchurch: Tuesday 25th November, 1pm-4:30pm register here
  • Nelson: Thursday 27th November, 1pm-4:30pm register here
  • Wellington: Tuesday 2nd December, 8:30am-12pm register here
  • Auckland: Thursday 4th December, 1pm-4:30pm FULL

Client setup.exe

This session will cover the basics of application and Windows client deployment technologies. There will be a focus on Office 2007 and Windows Vista deployment as well as the maintenance of the applications and operating systems. The session is ideal for IT Professionals who have been deploying single applications in Windows domains but are interested in reducing their workload and moving their customers to the standard quadrant of Gartner's IT maturity model. Topics covered include:

  • Windows Easy Transfer and User State Migration Tools
  • The Windows Automated Install Kit
  • Office Customisation Toolkit
  • Terminal Services Deployment
  • Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT)
  • Office Migration Planning Manager
  • Windows Deployment Services
  • Using Group policy to manage applications

This session will be run by Sean Dring, our Technical Specialist, and will visit:

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